File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Student Rapper’s Conviction In Threat Case Tossed

An Illinois appeals court has thrown out the conviction and five-year prison sentence against an aspiring rapper who prosecutors said threatened a murderous rampage in a scribbled note found in the college student’s car.


Rapper Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony poses in the press room at the 2007 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 18, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty/David Livingston)

Rapper Layzie Bone Sued After Injuring Missouri Woman At Concert

Lead singer Layzie Bone hit the woman in the face with his microphone.


Olutosin Oduwole

Former SIUE Rapper Trial Set to Begin

Prosecutors say Oduwole wrote a note threatening a “murderous rampage” in July 2007 while he attended Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.


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